Aircell Intros Android-Based Smartphone for In-Flight Calling
Aircell today introduced a new Android-based smartphone and accompanying GoGo Biz Voice service that can be used aboard Aircell's GoGo-equipped planes. The device, called the Aircell Smartphone, has a large 3.8-inch display, Bluetooth, and headset jack. It allows GoGo Biz Voice subscribers to make phone calls from airplanes to ground-based numbers while planes are in flight. Aircell claims that its air-to-ground technology provides low latency and high quality voice calling. Aircell didn't provide too many details about the smartphone, but said that tis systems will be able to support several simultaneous voice calls to the ground in addition to internet browsing sessions. The service and device are going to launch late in 2011.
Google Voice Gains New Lease On Life with Massive Overhaul
Google today introduced a wholly new version of Google Voice for Android, iOS, and the web. The calling, voicemail, and messaging platform has been overhauled from the ground up with a new design, new features, and a fresh commitment from Google to keep the service updated.
Gov't Revives Possibility of Voice Calls On Planes
The U.S. Department of Transportation on Thursday proposed rules that could eventually pave the way for making voice calls on airplanes.
T-Mobile Kicks Off Summer with Free LTE In Europe
T-Mobile today said its customers will be able to use an unlimited amount of high-speed mobile data across Europe this summer. Specifically, customers can enjoy the highest-possible speed, up to and including LTE 4G, throughout the European Union between July 1 and August 31.
AT&T Brings WiFi Calling to Android Phones
AT&T today launched WiFi Calling on Android. Starting with the LG G4, AT&T customers will be able to make/receive calls and send/receive text messages via WiFi.
Google Assistant Can Now Find Your Phone, Call from Your Mobile Number
Google today said its Home-based Google Assistant product can easily find your Android or iOS smartphone. Home owners need only say, "OK Google, find my phone." The Assistant will ring Android phones, or send a call to iPhones, even when the phone is in silent mode.
You do realize that an airplane is probably the most technologically advanced "thing" that a normal consumer will get to experience in his lifetime. Basically they're literally surrounded by technology.
So no, ...
this is gunna be rooted so quickly
GOGO in-flight calling